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Students Shine In Design

Students Shine In Design

Apr 07, 2021

Fifty-three USC Viterbi freshmen impressed judges with their unique designs at the 2021 Boeing Freshman Design Challenge.

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Paul Newton named AAAS Fellow

Paul Newton named AAAS Fellow

Dec 01, 2020

Professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering joins 40 previously selected faculty members as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Biegler Hall Gets a Makeover

Biegler Hall Gets a Makeover

Sep 01, 2020

The third floor Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering lab was reconfigured over the summer to offer students an interactive, yet safe experience this fall.

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2020 AME Senior Awards

2020 AME Senior Awards

May 09, 2020

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering honored outstanding seniors on Friday, May 1 at a virtual celebration of their achievements.

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Hard Work Pays Off

Hard Work Pays Off

Jan 16, 2020

USC Viterbi freshman Jovani Esparza, a first-generation scholarship student, has worked since age 10 to support his family

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How Does a Sea Star Bounce?

How Does a Sea Star Bounce?

Jan 08, 2020

What USC researchers uncovered about sea star locomotion could help scientists design simpler, decentralized systems in robotics and beyond.

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“All Heart”

“All Heart”

Nov 25, 2019

Alina Garcia Taormina, a USC Viterbi Ph.D. student, is named Graduate Student Role Model by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

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Race for Redemption

Race for Redemption

Nov 18, 2019

After a mechanical failure at June’s Formula SAE competition, USC Racing wins first place at a recent SoCal competition.

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MEPC at 10

MEPC at 10

Nov 13, 2019

The latest edition of the 10-year-old Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition promises to transform high-tech ideas into viable startups.

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Talking to Robots…Under the Sea

Talking to Robots…Under the Sea

Sep 11, 2019

A team of USC Viterbi undergraduates that is developing underwater wireless communication technology will represent the U.S. at the Global Grand Challenges Summit student competition finals

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Alumnus Wins Prestigious PECASE Award

Alumnus Wins Prestigious PECASE Award

Aug 16, 2019

Jonathan Sauder, a NASA JPL engineer, lands “highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on early career scientists and engineers” for his work on RainCube and Venus Rover.

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Up, Up and Away!

Up, Up and Away!

Aug 13, 2019

L.A. Youth Gain Hands-On Engineering Experience at Three-Day Camp Hosted by the USC Viterbi Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

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Swimming like a Shark

Swimming like a Shark

Jul 16, 2019

USC Viterbi Assistant Professor Mitul Luhar Develops an Algorithm to Optimize Surfaces for Fast, Frictionless Motion in Water and Air

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USC Viterbi Teams Shine at MEPC

USC Viterbi Teams Shine at MEPC

Apr 05, 2019

From an all-women undergraduate team to teams comprised of Ph.D. students, the ninth rendition of the business model competition brings new meaning to engineering innovation.

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A Maker Space For The Ages

A Maker Space For The Ages

Nov 14, 2018

The Baum Family Maker Space, which will establish a new hub for undergraduate student innovation, positions USC Viterbi as a leader in hands-on engineering learning.